Clinical tips: opioids and gastrointestinal issues

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Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at opioid induced bowel dysfunction The close relationship between diarrhoea and constipation is a situation that pharmacists commonly encounter. The use of many medications can lead to constipation and/or diarrhoea. One of the most common group of medications implicated in deterioration of normal bowel function are the opioids. The following

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